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Welcome to the Resilient Faith at Work Podcast—insight and inspiration to thrive at work and in your Christian faith. One requirement for thriving is developing the capacity to handle adversity. In other words, you need to be resilient. Join hosts Sarah Evers, Ken Kinard, and Dr. Chip Roper, career coaches and leadership experts at the VOCA Center, as they share personal examples and best practices of resilience and invite guest speakers to do the same. You will hear stories of resilience from executives, authors, church leaders, and more. Learn to flourish as you build a resilient faith at work.

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Welcome to the Resilient Faith at Work Podcast—insight and inspiration to thrive at work and in your Christian faith. One requirement for thriving is developing the capacity to handle adversity. In other words, you need to be resilient. Join hosts Sarah Evers, Ken Kinard, and Dr. Chip Roper, career coaches and leadership experts at the VOCA Center, as they share personal examples and best practices of resilience and invite guest speakers to do the same. You will hear stories of resilience from executives, authors, church leaders, and more. Learn to flourish as you build a resilient faith at work.

    Catherine Flax: Wearing Multiple Hats During COVID

    Catherine Flax: Wearing Multiple Hats During COVID

    Ken, Sarah, and Chip invite Catherine Flax to share her experience of leading while wearing many hats. Catherine is a Managing Director at CRA Incorporated. She has been named “Most Influential Woman in European Investment Banking and was named one of the “100 Most Influential Women in European Financial Markets.” Catherine has decades of expertise having been CEO of Pefin, Managing Director and Head of Commodity Sales and Trading for the Americas at BNP Paribas, and Chief Marketing Marketing Officer at J.P. Morgan. A long-time champion of diversity, she served on the Inclusive Leadership Council and Diversity Council for J.P. Morgan.

    To join an Executive Circle or get professional coaching, visit vocacenter.org/coaching ( http://vocacenter.org/coaching ).

    • 40 min
    Mark Whitacre: The Informant, A Story of Ruin and Redemption

    Mark Whitacre: The Informant, A Story of Ruin and Redemption

    The VOCA team is pleased to welcome Mark Whitacre as he shares his compelling story. The movie The Informant! ( https://www.warnerbros.com/movies/informant ) (featuring Matt Damon) was inspired by his life. As a young executive, Mark got caught up in a price-fixing scheme that changed his life forever. He became an FBI informant and the highest-level executive to ever turn whistleblower in FBI history. Listen to Mark’s story of how resilient faith can help you bounce back after hitting rock bottom.

    To join an Executive Circle or get professional coaching, visit vocacenter.org/coaching ( http://vocacenter.org/coaching ).

    • 49 min
    Greg Brenneman: Leading Wisely During the Storm

    Greg Brenneman: Leading Wisely During the Storm

    The VOCA Center team welcomes Greg Brenneman, Executive Chairman of CCMP Capital. Greg is also Lead Director of The Home Depot, on the Board at Baylor College, and author of Right Away & All At Once: Five Steps to Transform Your Business and Enrich Your Life ( https://www.amazon.com/Right-Away-All-Once-Transform-ebook/dp/B013K9GW3Q ). From his position at the intersection of business and healthcare, Greg gives a unique perspective on the nation’s response to COVID, the vaccine, and its effect on the economy.

    To join an Executive Circle or get professional coaching, visit vocacenter.org/coaching ( http://vocacenter.org/coaching ).

    • 48 min
    Wanji Walcott: Future of Inclusion at Work

    Wanji Walcott: Future of Inclusion at Work

    Sarah, Ken, and Chip welcome Wanji Walcott, Executive VP, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel at Discover. Wanji has been named one of Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America in 2020. In this episode, Wanji outlines the difference between resilience as crisis recovery, and resilience as endurance. She also shares her story about how she helped Discover build an inclusive culture as racial injustice rose to the national stage in 2020.

    For help leading your organization, or for professional coaching, visit https://vocacenter.org/coaching.

    • 34 min
    Resilience at VOCA Center

    Resilience at VOCA Center

    Welcome to the Resilient Faith at Work Podcast—insight and inspiration to thrive at work and in your Christian faith. One requirement for thriving is developing the capacity to handle adversity. In other words, you need to be *resilient*. Join Dr. Chip Roper, President of the VOCA Center, and co-hosts Sarah Evers and Ken Kinard, career coaches and leadership experts with the VOCA Center, as they share personal examples and best practices of resilience and invite guest speakers to do the same. You will hear stories of resilience from executives, authors, church leaders, and more. Learn to flourish as you build a resilient faith at work.

    • 40 min

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